Re: Place punctuation inside or outside of quotes when writing software docs for English speaking Europeans in Europe?

Subject: Re: Place punctuation inside or outside of quotes when writing software docs for English speaking Europeans in Europe?
From: Geoff Lane <geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 10:15:05 +0000

On Tuesday, February 9, 2010, Claudine CHAUSSON wrote;

> Unless you write for a British audience, usage is to use international
> English, which happens to be, most often, American English.

Not for much longer perhaps, since "Panglish" seems set to be the
international "English" of the future. Hopefully, it won't happen in
my lifetime, but some links:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1582954/English-will-turn-into-Panglish-in-100-years.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-546469/How-English-know-disappearing---replaced-Panglish.html
http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/mar/29eng.htm

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